Lindsay Stein
Jul 12, 2018

Ogilvy Worldwide creative chief fired after internal investigation

Tham Khai Meng has been with Ogilvy since 1999.

Ogilvy has parted ways with worldwide co-chairman and chief creative officer Tham Khai Meng, following complaints regarding his behavior, according to an internal memo from the WPP agency.

The note, sent to staff Wednesday by Worldwide Chief Executive John Seifert on Wednesday, said that Seifert was informed of employee complaints regarding the behavior of Tham Khai Meng two weeks ago.

I found these complaints serious enough to appoint external legal counsel to...

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